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Purpleheart Knife Scales

Complete the handle for your handcrafted knife with a set of beautiful bookmatched scales cut from solid purpleheart.
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57157
$10.99
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Aptly named for its purplish heartwood, purpleheart has become a favorite for woodworkers looking for both color and strength. These purpleheart knife blanks provide excellent strength, rot resistance, and a solid feel in your hand. The color is dull when freshly cut, brightens over a period of days to a deep purple, and darkens to a purplish brown in the long term. Color changes can be slowed with the use of UV-inhibiting finishes. Use sharp tools and take care not to overheat cutters.

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Weight 0.150000
Tech Spec
  • Dimensions (each scale): 1-1/2''W x 5''L x 3/8'' thick
Material Purpleheart